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assistant secretary for information and technology. your remarks will be submitted to the record. please begin, and thanks for being with us today. >> distinguished members of the committee, thank you for this opportunity to present the president's budget and 2015 advanced operations requests in the president's v.a. budget. we value your part in support of providing resources needed to assure quality care and services for veterans. let me join you in acknowledging other partners here today, our veterans service organizations whose insights and support make a much better at our mission of caring for veterans, families, and survivors. thank you for accepting my statement for the written record. the 2014 budget and 2015 advance preparations requests demonstrate the president's commitment to our nation's veterans, and i thank the members for your resolute commitment as well to veterans and seek your support on these requests. the latest generation of veterans is enrolling at v.a. at a higher rate than previous generations. 62% of those deployed in support of operations in afghanistan and ira
's back bay. sure that we were on schedule.e the first technology of its kind... mom and dad, i have great news. is now providing answers families need. siemens. answers. expanded background checks to cover gun shows and the internet instead of just licensed dealers. it exempted sales between friends and family members and banned the government from creating a national firearms registry. after the vote late today president obama met at the white house with former congresswoman gabriel giffords from arizona and some the sandy hook families and they vowed not to give up the fight. in be. >> no one should feel our pain or the pain felt by tens of thousands of people who lost loved ones to senseless gun violence. >> a spokesman for the nra saying quote expanding background checks at gun shows or elsewhere will not reduce violent crime or keep our kids safe in their schools, end quote. ed henry following this from the white house tonight. ed, what did the president say after this vote? >> well, bill, it was a pretty emotional event in the rose garden that you mentioned. in addition to the new t
believe they will have all the resources and technology and tools that they need to get to the bottom of it. thank you, everybody. >> senator john mccain says the boston marathon bombing should have no affect on the passing of the immigration bill. senator charles schumer, who said the goal was to pass this by late may or early june. this is 15 minutes. >> well, we had a very good meeting with the president. we briefed him on the details of our immigration reform bill. and while he certainly might not agree with every single part of it, he was very supportive of the bill we had put together. and simply wants to make sure we keep moving it along and get something done. i think everyone realizes, john realizes, i realize, the others in our group of eight and the president realizes, no one is going to get everything they want in a bill. but if we meet in the middle, can do a lot of good for and for our economy. and so we're feeling very good about this. things are moving in a very, very good way. and the president's support of our proposal, even though he wouldn't fully agree with it, it
technology meltdown left thousand passengers stranded yesterday. kron fours mike pelton is live from sfo with an update this morning. >> take a look at some of the video you can see long lines and a lot of canceled flights. a computer failure forced the airline to ground all flights frosfor several hours. the problem was fixed yesterday afternoon because they big back up and passengers unhappy. >> at this point i am waiting and i can't to the counter to find out what can be done. they said we're working on--i came to the counter >> everyone is just dealing with it. it is late. i cannot fight it. i cannot do anything about it. >> what did later cancelled? >> it was delayed. probably another for five hours. >> we do have calls into the airport to the manager they will be able to tell us the status of the american airline flights at sfo. when we get the update will pass along. i can tell you by walking to the terminal looking at the flight boards it appears that a lot of the american airline flights are on time this morning. want to chicago and went to boston it look like they are 45 minute
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on schedule. the first technology of its kind... mom and dad, i have great news. is now providing answers families need. siemens. answers. >> we are monitoring three big breaking news stories. the first photos of the remains of one of the bombs that exploded in boston yesterday has been revealed. and another image emerged that could shed light on the second blast. one on the left shows a bag alongside a barricade and the one on the right is from moments later when a blast occurred in virtually the same spot. we can't confirm this was the actual second bomb, but the photo was sent to the fbi earlier this evening. the third story we are monitoring at this hour is a letter which was sent to the office of senator rodger wicker, a republican that mississippi, that tested positive for rice in. ricin. with me is mark furman, former l.a. pd investigator. we can't say it is connected but it is suspect. >> i think mayor giuliani i think is very correct in saying coincidence is not something that you believe in in this situation so they are going to act as if it is connected until they learn otherwi
. the first technology of its kind... mom and dad, i have great news. is now providing answers families need. siemens. answers. ♪ >>> we will find out what happened. we will find out who did this and we will bring them to justice. we also know something about us as americans and we know something about bostonians, that in the most difficult times, it's when we stand closest together. >> welcome to "morning joe." mike barnicle is still with us in boston along with katty kay in washington and joining us here on set, former senior visor to president obama and msnbc contributor, david axelrod. former mccain senior campaign strategist steve schmidt and msnbc political analyst and visiting professor at nyu, former democratic congressman, harold ford jr. good to have you all on board. we can also discuss big issue taking place on capitol hill today and that is the background checks bill. we will get to that in a moment. we begin, though, with what is on the front page of every paper that you can imagine. the bombings in boston. the three people killed in those two bombings had little in common ex
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of the issues we have looked at and there are ways technology-wise to do checks. this legislation does not move in that direction. it is the opposite, prohibiting a national registry so that information about themselves are not made public and not controlled by government. they are controlled by the person who sells the gun, so therefore there is no record of gun ownership and that is specifically admitted under current law and the bills we are taking up today. the suggestion you are making is one we have had in the past. i do not think there is the legislative support to move that type of proposal, but i agree with you that it is worthy to take a look at. look at both sides had right now there is a missed trust of what government will do with that information. those answers need to be -- questions need to be answered. host: from twitter, the fact that it will not stop all people from getting guns is a weak excuse. let me put another issue on the table. you serve on the foreign affairs committee and this is the headline in the international section of "the new york times." government will do wi
fire safety technologies. and improve the level of operating redundancy. this will be on all 24 of their ships as this, they say will expand the availability of postal services for the comfort of guest. this is if the ship was power. they had bad publicity what they had those accidents when the power was out and customers were left with a pretty bad vacation. there are hoping this will improve again and they will get good princely. policy. >> let us take a live look at the reopening of the exploratoryium . >> located now at pier 15 where they are during the ceremony to kick it off. we will be right back. >> that is it for this morning. a lot of new developments happening in the wake of the bombings of the marathon in boston. stay tuned for the 24/7 news channel for the latest. as was our web site kron4.com , facebook and twitter pages as an aberration become available. >> dr.
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